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Palacio Nacional de Mafra

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Address: Terreiro D. Joao V, Mafra 2640, Portugal
Phone Number: 351 26 181 75 50
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Impressive palace specially during the bell ringing concerts

Big impressive palace that deserves better future. Excellent space for classical concerts and with impressive carrinhao of bells that make this palace famous world wide for it set... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Big impressive palace that deserves better future. Excellent space for classical concerts and with impressive carrinhao of bells that make this palace famous world wide for it set of sounds. If you have time during the summer months do consider a visit to its hunting grounds and pavilions, turn nature reserve and local species museum .

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A beautiful place, could be promoted better. The town is also very nice. I visited it with my husband and a friend of mine and we bought some beautiful postcards of the artwork in the Palace.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

a lot of walking , main interest is the furniture , some other palaces in Portugal are of higher art interest . the library steals the show . takes quite a long time to see it all

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I visited mafra convent by myself and took half day to walk its stunning rooms and gardens - all well worth a visit. My favorite room in this complex was the library. I can't even describe how much at awe I was when I wondered into that hall... It's grant and breathtaking. The gardens adjustment to the convent were beautiful... More 

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Lisbon District, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Extremely beautiful and very well preserved, this palace deserves you spending some time off Lisbon. The city itself, Mafra, and the nearby beach, Ericeira also deserve a lot of attention. Be aware of the wonderful fish and cakes made by following very ancient recipes. But the palace itself is amazing. The rooms are all decorated precisely as they used to... More 

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Neston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We did not know hat to expect. The building is enormous and visible for miles around. We did an unaccompanied tour. There was so much to see. I was particularly taken with the library. Allow a full morning or afternoon.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We went here thinking we would spend an hour en route to our next destination but we spent two hours absorbing what is an amazing place. A combination of church and palace that is fascinating. If you think it is a little too far to get to the library make the effort - it is THE most staggering space. We... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The history of the place is interesting, you can take the offical tour or take it on your own. my favourite part was the library i even cried, so magnificent.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Mafra National Palace deserves some extra effort to go a bit out of Lisbon usual touristic routes. Mafra is not so far from Lisbon, and you can take as well the opportunity to pay a visit to the National Park (Tapada Nacional de Mafra)

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Odivelas, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Mafra it's a small but very pleasant village to visit. All the complex (Palace, Monastery, Library and church) worth the visit. It has not much furniture inside, but the existing one is nice. It has lots of history and all the rooms and the explanation aren't enough. So, could have some more detailed information, provided by an audio guide or... More 

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Additional Information about Palacio Nacional de Mafra

Address: Address: Terreiro D. Joao V, Mafra 2640, Portugal
Phone Number: 351 26 181 75 50
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Mafra
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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